Archives Month: Hagley Open House

[Posted on behalf of Hillary Kativa] On October 8th, the Hagley Library invited visitors to explore the history of American business, technology, and innovation with document displays and behind-the-scenes tours in honor of American Archives Month. Located at the historic DuPont powder yards on the banks of the Brandywine, the Hagley Library is home to … More Archives Month: Hagley Open House

Archives Month: Springerle at the German Society Of Pennsylvania

[Posted on behalf of Chrissie Perella] Archives Month Philly 2016 kicked off with sweet treats! The German Society of Pennsylvania hosted Ryan Berley (of Franklin Fountain and Shane’s Candies) for “Springerle and More: 19th century Cookie Molds.” Not only did we get to learn about the history of Springerle molds, we also got to taste the finished product! (Fun fact 1: … More Archives Month: Springerle at the German Society Of Pennsylvania

Meeting wrap-up: Records Management 9/21/2016

Our meeting on Wednesday, September 21st at the Kislak Center at the University of Pennsylvania began with a few announcements — most importantly, the election results! Your new Vice-Chair/Chair Elect is Ken Cleary. Your new Communications Manager is Jasmine Clark. Your new Membership Coordinator is Shaun Kirkpatrick. Ken’s term begins immediately (for reasons discussed previously). Jasmine … More Meeting wrap-up: Records Management 9/21/2016

Announcing: DVAG’s Guide to Creating and Evaluating Internships

The DVAG Planning Committee is proud to announce a new resource for both archivists and archives staff who create and manage internships and for students and new archives professionals who are working as interns. The Delaware Valley Archivists Group Guide to Internships This guide is composed of questions that anyone creating or managing an internship should … More Announcing: DVAG’s Guide to Creating and Evaluating Internships

Next meeting 9/21 at the Kislak Center, UPenn

[Posted on behalf of the DVAG Programming Committee] As summer turns to fall, please join us for the next DVAG general meeting on Wednesday, September 21st! Where: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center at the University of Pennsylvania (3420 Walnut Street). When: 3:30-5:30 pm (approximate) ***Please note that photo ID … More Next meeting 9/21 at the Kislak Center, UPenn

SAA 2016: Our Scholarship Recipients Report Back [2/2]

[Posted on behalf of DVAG SAA Travel Grant recipient, Laurie Sather. Want to hear more about SAA? Join us at Cooperage Wine & Whiskey Bar at 5:30 pm on August 22 for our post-SAA happy hour. The address is 123 S 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106.] Despite having been a member of SAA for the past … More SAA 2016: Our Scholarship Recipients Report Back [2/2]

SAA 2016: Our Scholarship Recipients Report Back [1/2]

[Posted on behalf of DVAG SAA Travel Grant recipient, Rayna Andrews. Want to hear more about SAA? Join us at Cooperage Wine & Whiskey Bar at 5:30 pm on August 22 for our post-SAA happy hour. The address is 123 S 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106.] During the first week of August, the Society of American … More SAA 2016: Our Scholarship Recipients Report Back [1/2]